Thunder Steals Game Two Against the Lakers

The Oklahoma City Thunder will head to Los Angeles up two games to none on the Lakers in the Western Conference semi-finals.{} Their Wednesday Night 77-75 game two victory was much different than their 119-90 win in game one.

The Thunder, as they have several times during the regular season, hit the scoring gas peddle at the right time.{} Last night that moment came when the Thunder trailed by 7 points with two minutes to play.{}

They went on a 9-0 run to finish the game, while shutting out the Lakers over that same time span to win by two.{}

The ball got rolling when James Harden pulled the Thunder within five with a lay up.{}

On the Lakers next possession Kevin Durant forced Kobe Bryant to turn the ball which led to a "KD" dunked that cut the Laker lead to three.{}

After a missed Laker shot, James Harden pulled Oklahoma City within one with a two-point jumper with :56 to play.{}

With less than a minute to play, Kobe missed a jumper , the Thunder rebounded and on the other end Durant hit a floating jumper with :18 on the clock.{} That shot gave the Thunder a one point advantage.{}

The Lakers had a chance to go back on top, but Steve Blake missed a wide open three from the corner.{}

OKC gets the rebound and KD knocked down a free throw to give the Thunder a 77-75 win.

Oklahoma City heads to Los Angeles up two game to none on the Lakers.{}

The Thunder are 9-0 in a seven game series when they win the first two games.

Durant led the way for the Thunder with 22 points on 9-15 shooting from the field.{}

Russell Westbrook added 15 and James Harden had 13.

Kobe Bryant and Andrew Bynum both had 20 points for the Lakers.

Game three of the Western Conference semi-finals between the Thunder and the Lakers is Friday night in LA.{} Tip off is set for 9:30pm Tulsa time.{}

Game four is Saturday night at the Staples Center, also at 9:30pm.